Update 4: Meatballs

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As announced, another, final update of Meatballs. I have checked most of the important scenes more carefully and almost all (Adidas) shorts turned out to be not shiny but of cotton fabric, including the green ones.

I just found an interesting scene at 12 minutes (pic 1) with the young boys. There’s one boy in medium blue, shiny shorts with 4 stripes, also lying on the bed. Another boy in (non-shiny) dark blue Adidas shorts.

Pic 2 showing a boy in 70s style red shorts (after 36 minutes) at the parent’s day being embraced.

Pic 3 at 1h21 showing a girl in white (shiny) Adidas and another girl in dark blue shiny 70s shorts. The man, I already had.

Pic 4 showing older teen boys/young men, one in white 70s shorts, one in medium blue sitting, one in orange shorts with red sweat pants underneath and an older teen girl in tight, white shorts.

Unpictured: Another young man in sweat pants underneath at the wrestling scene at 1h11. And another boy in red shorts at 1h21 (rear view, from a distance) next many others. I think, there’s one young boy sitting in black shorts (but from a distance) and maybe also dark yellow shorts (not shiny). So almost all colors, except pink and purple. Not sure about grey ones.

I think, I have to recheck the movie again later at slow speed, especially the audience. Most and best scenes near the end at the different competitions. Main overview entry, rating 8 at

/2016/11/06/meatballs/

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Diff’rent Strokes

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Comedy series /sitcom, 189 ep in 8 seasons
Year:
1978-1986
Year in film:
1980s
Country:
USA
Who in shorts:
boys ~17 ?
Who in shorts 2:
man
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Clothing occurence:
very low ?
Rating
3/10 ?
Rating:
***
Comment:
At least these older teen boys/young men in medium blue, dark blue and orange shorts. Maybe not all are shiny like the grey ones. Pics from s4e4 “The Team”. Also a man in blue shorts in s4e8. The orange shorts of the blond teen are quite interesting. Is this a boy?

I don’t know all episodes but doubt for much more and better scenes.

Also on my bib overalls blog (boy, girl, rating 5).

Rating 2-3 for these brief scenes of older teen boys.

Update 2: Meatballs

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I now have completely rechecked my DVD. There are much more (shiny) shorts scenes including young women. But mostly young men/ older teen boys. Most colors are red and white. I don’t want too much pics in a single post and will make at least one more update later.

Some very good Adidas shorts (including women), but some aren’t shiny. Also other shorts including jeans shorts. Also few boys in speedos. I think no board shorts.

Pic 1 showing my favourite scene of Rudy at 36 minutes in shiny white 70s style shorts with red boarders. More scenes at the very end (pic 2, a bit wet). He mainly wore jeans shorts.

Pic 2 at 1h21 also showing a boy in red shiny Adidas shorts (with inner briefs) and an older boy in rare, orange Adidas (Handball ?) shorts with dark blue stripes. Brief scene. Also a shirtless older teen boy in dark green Adidas shorts, but probably not shiny.

Pic 3 at 1h17 showing next to 2 older kids in red shorts (is the right one a girl ?) also 2 boys on the left in white and blue shorts. Another spectators also there, dark blue shorts, probably not shiny, another one in red and I think green.

Pic 4 at 17 minutes showing a boy in white shorts (good scenes walking downstairs) and another one on the left in dark blue shorts.

One older teen boy in beige shorts at 1h04 (close up). One older guy wearing sweat pants underneath orange shorts. Also sitting scenes of boys (distance).

As said more pics, including women later. I also found another boy and girl in bib overalls (see my other blog, rating 3).

Notable scenes:

4 minutes, 10, 12, 17, 28, 29, 36, 45, 1h03, 1h04, 1h18, 1h21.

Main entry, still rating 8 (but rather 7-8) at

/2016/11/06/meatballs/

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Final Exam (1981)

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Horror film
Year:
1981
Year in film:
1980s
Country:
USA
Who in shorts:
Lisa ~21
Who in shorts 2:

Available on DVD:
no ?
I own:
no
Clothing occurence:
always ?
Rating
3/10 ?
Rating:
***
Comment:
DeAnna Robbins in tight, medium blue shiny Adidas shorts with yellow stripes and boarders. 2 short scenes only. Also a young man in tighty whiteys.

Probably quite interesting to those who like young ladies.

To me rating 3 only.

The Body Works (1979)

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Family series, 40 ep
Year:
1979-1980
Year in film:
1970, 80s
Country:
Canada
Who in shorts:
boys ~6-15 ?
Who in shorts 2:
girls ~7-15 ?
Available on DVD:
no ?
I own:
no
Clothing occurence:
always ?
Rating
8/10 ?
Rating:
********
Comment:
Finally some very good shiny Adidas shorts. By coincidence, or better during research, I found this interesting series. (Teen) boys and girls mainly in white shorts. 70s style white shorts with a red stripe and boarders but also already shiny, white Adidas shorts with dark blue stripes, also sitting.

Mainly in the studio doing sports but also other kids outside in other colored shorts like blue and light green (not Adidas).

I don’t know all episodes. ACCESS Network and TVOntario 40×10 minutes.

Rating at least 8 for now. They should release this on DVD.

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The Henderson Kids

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Family series, 12/24 ep + sequel
Year:
1985-1986
Year in film:
1980s
Country:
Australia
Who in shorts:
boys ~10-15 ?
Who in shorts 2:

Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Clothing occurence:
low ?
Rating
4/10 ?
Rating:
****
Comment:
Some boys and teen boys in different, tight shorts including white, black and blue. Not sure about the fabric. Probably not or not that shiny. Looks like typical Rugby clothes. Pic from s2e9.

Also older teen boys or young men in light blue, yellow, dark blue, black and white shorts in s2e20. Maybe others in shorts in other episodes?

I don’t know all episodes. Sorry, I’m running out of good movies.

Rating 4 for now only.

Also on my Western blog (rating 4).

Djavolji raj

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Drama
Year:
1989
Year in film:
1944
Country:
YU, UK
Who in shorts:
boy ~9 ?
Who in shorts 2:
boys, men
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Clothing occurence:
very low ?
Rating
4/10 ?
Rating:
****
Comment:
A shirtless boy standing and sitting in light blue shorts. Pic from the trailer. Also other boys in shorts including dark blue, green and white with stripes. And men also in swim shorts with a belt. One boy in shorts with H-style suspenders.

The setting looks modern, but it’s obviously in 1944 as there are also other people in historical swimwear shown. So most likely not of shiny fabric but cotton. (Sorry, I’ve seen that too late).

But the movie looks still quite interesting. But I haven’t seen it completely, yet.

Rating 3-4 for now only.

Original title: Đavolji raj – Ljeto bijelih ruža. English title: That Summer of White Roses.

 

Over the Top (1987)

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Action film. Sylvester Stallone
Year:
1987
Year in film:
1980s
Country:
USA
Who in shorts:
Michael ~15
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
yes, TV recording
Clothing occurence:
very low
Rating
3/10 *
Rating:
***
Comment:
David Mendenhall in 2 scenes in dark blue shorts with a rear pocket, maybe tennis shorts, maybe not shiny. 2 different shirts, including a white Adidas shirt with red stripes. Scenes at 36 and 41 minutes, including sitting.

Interesting movie, plot and handsome actor, unfortunately very few and brief shorts scenes. Has been aired some days ago, but I forgot to record it. So needs to be rechecked more carefully at slow speed.

So rating 3-4 only. Movie much higher ~6-7.

Langnese (1983 commercial)

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Ice cream commercial, 1983 version
Year: 1983 ?
Year in film: 1983 ?
Country: Germany
Who in shorts: teen boys ~16 ?
Who in shorts 2: young men, women
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no
Clothing occurence: medium
Rating:  4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: As announced, this earlier Langnese commercial. First, some older teen boys, maybe playing Basketball in different shorts, including dark blue, red and yellow.

A young lady cycling in tight shiny dark blue shorts (rear view) and at least some men jogging in 70s style red shorts. Maybe some more persons?

Probably most straight guys like the cycling lady. Not bad, but also very brief scene. The other boys or young men are less of interest.

The 1985 commercial (rating 8) is much better, including the song.

Rating 4 for this one. There are some more Lagnese, also later commercials, but I haven’t checked those.

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Verano azul

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Family series
Year: 1981-1982
Year in film: 1980s
Country: Spain
Who in shorts: boys ~6-16 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: medium ?
Rating:  6/10
Rating: ******
Comment: I thought, I already had this series. Several kids and teens in swimwear including shiny shorts and shirtless scenes. But many in speedos. At least an older man in light red shorts.

Pic 1 is from ep 11 showing an older boy in light blue shorts. Pics 2+3 are from ep 5 showing a younger and an older boy in dark blue, 70s style shorts. I don’t know all episodes. Maybe more and even better scenes, not sure about girls and women.

Rating 6 for now.

Also for a long time on my bedroom blog, rating 4.

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